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Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
's very important for the public to continue to monitor the situation in your local community, listen to your state and local officials, follow instructions. >> the president told officials to do whatever it takes to keep people safe and restore services. >> my instructions to the federal agency has been do not figure out why we can't do something. i want you to figure out how to do something. i want you to cut through red tape. >> nowhere is the power of sandy more apparent than in the coast of new jersey. atlantic city is under water. the boardwalk at seaside heights was obliterated. aerial footage shows miles and miles of destruction with no hope of salvaging lost property. the new jersey coastline has been completely changed. president obama arrives tomorrow. chris christie surveyed the damage from the air and then consoled storm victims on the ground. >> it's a very difficult day. very difficult day. >> the scope of this storm is absolutely stunning. aside from delivering high winds and driving rain, it was also dumping snow on areas of west virginia. the cleanup from sandy has j
Oct 10, 2012 8:00pm PDT
this moderate position when asked by a local iowa reporter if he will pursue any legislation specifically regarding abortion. >> there's no legislation with regards to abortion that i'm familiar with that would become part of my agenda. >> that statement is at odds with romney's entire campaign. his running mate and his party platform. president obama called romney on it during an interview with abc news. >> this is another example of governor romney hiding positions he's been campaigning on for a year and a half. >> does he lie? >> no, i actually think his position on, when it comes to women's rights to control their own health care decisions, you know, what he has been saying is exactly what he believes. he thinks that it is appropriate for politicians to inject themselves into those decisions. i think governor romney has made it very clear that if a bill comes to his desk that overturns roe versus wade, that he will be fully supportive of that. >> romney's own vice presidential candidate has introduced legislation to restrict abortion. reporters asked paul ryan if he's on the same page
Oct 30, 2012 12:00am PDT
have pre-positioned assets so that fema personnel are working closely with state and local governments. we're making sure that food and water and emergency generation is available for those communities that are going to be hardest hit. transportation is going to be tied up for a long time and probably the most significant impact for a lot of people in addition to flooding is going to be getting power back on. the fact is a lot of these emergency crews will not be able to get into position to start restoring power until some of these winds have died down. >> one of the events that the president skipped was this ohio rally with bill clinton where vice president joe biden stood in for him. >> folks, i know you're expecting the real president, the present president, reverend, i just want you to know, he asked me to express his regrets for not being able to be here but, you know, he's doing the job a president should be doing. [ cheers and applause ] and first and foremost on behalf of the president, i want to thank all the first responders throughout this country. you know, there are folks
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and local governments. there's been close coordination between state, federal and local governme governments. >> if you want to know how close the coordination has been, listen to new jersey governor chris christie. >> i've been in touch with president obama this afternoon. the president called me at about 2:15 this afternoon. it was just the two of us on the phone. we had a good conversation. the president wanted to know if we had everything that we needed to be able to respond to the storm. i told him we did. we wanted to check on the level of cooperation with fema, i said it was excellent. he said if at any point over the next 48 hours, i was not getting from the federal government i should call him directly at the white house and had he was going to be there. and that i should just not worry about dealing with anybody else. just call him. >> president obama was quick to point out the response is part of the normal government operations. it's not a reflection of the current election climate. >> i am not worried at this point about the impact on the election. i'm worried about the impact o
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
brotherhood teamsters who comes to us tonight from local 630 in los angeles. mr. hoffa, great to you with us tonight. what did the middle class miss about mitt romney last night? >> well, you know, it's hard to debate somebody that lies constantly, and for him to all of a sudden say he cares about the middle class, i believe that video about the 47%, that's what he really thinks about us. and he still is back to, he's going to have tax cuts for the rich and there's only one way to balance a budget. going after social security, medicare, medicaid. he wants to privatize social security. he wants to send you a voucher with regard to medicare. he is against what we stand for, and the things that basically are the safety net in america right now. and no matter what you saw last night, it was a big lie because he base kpically tried to remak himself last night. you know, we know the real mitt romney. >> he says the middle class has been crushed under president obama. what's your reaction to that? >> well, they haven't been crushed. basically they're suffering from the bush crash that happened in '
Oct 19, 2012 5:00pm PDT
else. we'll show you the local impact and how republican economic policy has devastated the middle class all across the country. and the economic stakes in this election play out in freeport, illinois. the sensata plant is ground zero in the economic differences between governor romney and president obama. >>> good evening, americans. welcome to "the ed show." great to have you with us tonight. from freeport, illinois. tonight we are in the belly of the beast of mitt romney's economy. the story of the romney economy can be told with 200 jobs here in this small town of illinois, freeport. now, it's important to know, i think how all of this happened. we're going to tell that story tonight. it's important to understand the plea coming from the community to stop it. this is your new america, unless you do something about it. we came here to broadcast outside the sensata auto parts plant here in freeport. sensata closed the doors of the plant for the entire weekend. the entrances are barricaded. workers were told not to report. none of these workers will report to the factory when it c
Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm PDT
senators are sleeping outside local boards of election to raise awareness about early voting. don't think for a minute that this isn't necessary. it's important to raise awareness about early voting in ohio because at every turn, republicans like ohio secretary of state jon husted have tried to kill it off. 30% of the ohio vote was cast before election day. this time around, it could be as high as 40%. the romney campaign has 36 field offices in the state of ohio. represented by the red dots on this map. the obama campaign has 96 field offices in ohio, the blue dots on the map. if the obama campaign has a better ground game, it can take full advantage of early votes and that's what they are trying to do. there's another potential in ohio. 500,000 voters have been taken off the rolls since 2008. a leading voting rights group has filed a request to make sure that the process was fully legal. joining me tonight and now is ohio state senator nina turner who has been on the forefront fighting this fight all along. you can see the folks behind her are ready to stay out and make sure they get vo
Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in youngstown, ohio. on his way to the airport, ryan stop stopped bhi a local soup kitchen. >> the vice presidential candidate pitched in at a youngstown soup kitchen following his forum. he helped wash dishes after lunch was served at the dining hall. >> hold the phone. according to "the washington post" by the time the vice presidential nominee and his family had arrived, the food had been served, the hall was empty and the volunteers appeared to have already cleaned up. but that didn't stop ryan from missing out on a great photo op. as "the new york times" reports, the family put on aprons and washed several large pans, though they didn't appear needing to be watched. once the clean dishes got another wash as "the washington post" report, ryan was on his way. he talked to some men who appeared to be homeless but reporters were not allowed to listen in on the exchange. i wonder what ryan told those men he talked to. he probably didn't tell them he plans to turn medicaid into a block grant program to voucher medicare to slash billions from food assistance programs. now the head of the
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
with a local abc affiliate in michigan. >> the best thing to prevent violent crime is to bring opportunity in the inner cities. help teach people good discipline, good character, that is civil society. that's what charities and churches do to help one another make sure they realize the value in one another. >> but the truth is many charitable organizations are stretched to their limits. a study from the nonpartisan group bread for the world points out the flaws in ryan's plan. ryan's proposed cuts to the nation's food stamp program would mean every church in america would have to come up with approximately $50,000 de dedicated to feeding people. not only that, they'd have to come up with $50,000 every year for the next ten years. would your church or house of worship be able to come up with that kind of money so the wealthy can get their tax breaks? joining me tonight is sister simone campbell, leader of the nuns on the bus. sister, good to have you with us tonight. let's do the math, if we can, for just a moment. do you believe most churches have an extra $50,000 lying around to pick up t
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in the office when the incident occurred. the incident occurred at 3:00 p.m. local time. police say that they have a description of a possible vehicle of interest. according to a police spokesperson, it looks like it was one shot that was fired into the structure. we'll keep you posted as more information comes to us here at "the ed show." again, the "denver post" reporting that shot was fired at the obama campaign headquarter in denver, colorado, at 3:00 this afternoon. no one was injured in the shooting. and they do have a description of the car. we'll have more for you as it comes in. >>> republicans are furious at vice president joe biden over his performance in last night's debate. it's a clear sign he won the debate. anchors at fox news were so angry they compared vice president biden to an obnoxious drunk? >> joe biden came across like a guy that you meet at a cocktail party for some political event. an obnoxious drunk who's loud and boisterous and interrupts every conversation. >> i notice you guys were giving away bourbon to people over there. >> it's the home of bourbon. >
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